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==Derivatives==
 
==Derivatives==
  
*[[Common Eldarin]]/[[Primitive Quendian]]: ''bálā'', ''bal-ī'' ("Power, God")<ref name=Ety>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 350 (root appearing as "BAL-")</ref>
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*[[Common Eldarin]]/[[Primitive Quendian]]: ''bálā'', ''bal-ī''<ref group="note">The "ī" also has an [[Wikipedia:Acute accent|acute accent]]. Cf. {{VT|45a}}, p. 7.</ref> ("Power, God")<ref name=Ety>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 350 (root appearing as "BAL-")</ref>
 
**[[Quenya]]: ''[[Valar|Vala]]''<ref name=Ety/>
 
**[[Quenya]]: ''[[Valar|Vala]]''<ref name=Ety/>
 
**[[Telerin]]: ''Bala''<ref name=Ety/>
 
**[[Telerin]]: ''Bala''<ref name=Ety/>
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**[[Noldorin|Exilic Noldorin]]: ''[[Balan]]''<ref name=Ety/>
 
**[[Noldorin|Exilic Noldorin]]: ''[[Balan]]''<ref name=Ety/>
  
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*[[MBAD]]
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[[Category:Roots]]
 
[[Category:Roots]]

Latest revision as of 21:38, 11 February 2011

BAL is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "powerful, mighty, have power".[1]

[edit] Derivatives

Notes

  1. The "ī" also has an acute accent. Cf. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 7.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 149 (appearing as "√BAL")
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 350 (root appearing as "BAL-")